–Provide practical and culture-specific services to refugee communities to improve living conditions;
–Work collaboratively with other voluntary agencies to supplement their services and fill in gaps;
–Assist community-based organizations in areas where refugees are concentrated;
–Enhance community identity through organized activities;
–Provide translation services and follow-up training, including ESL and citizenship classes;
–Build bridges of understanding with other sectors of U.S. society and the international community.